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ner of Hoover and State Streets.
The playwright lived in ancient
Greece from about 448 to about
380 B.C. He wrote forty comedies,
"The Frogs" in 405 B.C. Only eity-
en of his forty comedies are
The November 3-5 production
will feature Michigan's Varsity
Swimming Team as the chorus,
moving and responding (in the
water in this case) to the lines
and actions of the principal char-
The first of Aristophanes' come-
dies were virtually plotless, de-
pendent mainly on political satire
and personal linvective and the
element of the fantastic. In "The
Frogs" these two elements are
present, but reduced iin favor of
a more elaborate, though still
Dionysus, the god of theatre (al-
so god ow wine and fertility) be-
comes dissatisfied with the quality
of tragedy in Greek theatre, and
decides he must bring back to life
one of the famous Greek traged-
ians. He disguises himself as his
half-brother, Hercules, and makes tragedy. Dr. William P. Halstead
a journey to Hades. will dires.
The story of his descent is the
initial part of the satire, during
which ht meet's many characters
who had been unfavorably im-
pressed by Hercules, who had made
the Hadeshtrip earlier.hAmong
these are the frogs of the River'
In Hades, both Euripedes and
Aeschylus (both famous Greek
tragedians in actual fact) compete
for the privilege of returning to
Earth to again serve Dionysus by
writing tragedies. The poetic con-
test is won by Aeschylus (525-456
B.C.), and he is taken back to
Taken in its totality, the play
s a satire on Greek theatre and
The third production of the sea-
son will be a laboratory opera in
cooperation with the School of
Music, to be presented in the True-
blood Auditorium, Frieze Bldg. Di-
rected by Prof. Josef Blatt (music
school) and Jack E. Bender
(spetch department), the labora-
tory opera is another bonus to sea-
season ticket buyers. The title of
the opera to be done will be an-
"Purple Dust", which Sean O'-
Casey has called his "wayward
comedy," will be presented at Lydia
Mendelssohn Wednesday through
Saturday, December 8-11, directed
by Dr. Hugh Z. Norton of the
speech department. The play was
penned in 1940.
Because O'Casey professes to be
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"VOLPONE"-This comedy by Moliere, considered one of that
writer's best efforts, was produced dring the 1959-60 season. Here, "WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS"-This biting comedy was a
two evil hearts beat with but a single thought-that of greed. This given in the Spring of 1960. Here, two young girls in love wit
year, the department will present another of Moliere's plays, young man attempt to win him-so long as he will wait for th
"School for Husbands." to grow up;
W1cone to 7ch iGan!
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